UP to confer honorary degree on former Justice Antonio Carpio

The University of the Philippines will hold a ceremony to confer a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree upon retired Justice of the Supreme Court Hon. Antonio T. Carpio on 10 December 2020, Thursday, at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held at Malcolm Hall, College of Law, UP Diliman, with a limited number of seats for invited guests in compliance with IATF policies. It will be livestreamed on TVUP’s YouTube channel youtube.com/c/TVUPph, and will be followed by a special video presentation.

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The inauguration of the new Philippine Genome Center Visayas, which will pursue research for fisheries and aquatics, agriculture and medicine, is “UP Visayas at its best”, according to UPV Chancellor Camposano.

To accommodate students who were not able to submit SLAS Online applications requirements due to intermittent power supply and Internet in their area, SLAS Online opens its 5th round of applications for financial and learning assistance beginning on 28 November 2020.

The pandemic poses a challenge for the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, which has to deal with the influx of patients who have nowhere else to go for dialysis during the pandemic. The UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar on December 4, Friday, at 12:00 nn., will focus on how the NKTI faces this challenge.

Tips on employment relations in telework, working from home & COVID-19 in webinar on December 3 and 4

Since COVID-19 has been running rampant across the world, many employees have withdrawn to their homes to work in order to help contain the virus. Teleworking enables them to fulfil work duties while avoiding personal contact with colleagues and preventing the spread of the disease. Although teleworking has long since been a common practice on a part-time or an occasional basis for some, shifting to working full-time in a home office poses a different challenge.

Recognizing the extreme challenges of remote learning in the middle of a pandemic, made worse by the recent typhoons, UP has announced additional flexible academic measures for the remainder of the first semester of AY 2020-2021. This includes the extension of the deadline for the submission of grades and a policy of no failing grades to be given to students this semester.